Skip to content
Week 25 – June 20, 2024

Plant Information

Stachys byzantina Silver Carpet

  • Stachys byzantina Silver Carpet - Bloom
Marketing Information:
Bench Card
Download a Bench Card
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Stachys byzantina

Common Name: Lamb's Ear

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Spreading

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Winter Interest (regional), Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 16 - 20" (41 - 51cm)

Height: 8" (20cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Grown primarily for its thick, soft, velvety, silvery leaves whose shape and texture resemble a lamb’s ear.

Grower Information:

Drought-tolerant, low-growing and spreading variety with soft and fuzzy, oval, gray-white leaves. 

'Silver Carpet'